Current Board and Commission Openings

City of Great Falls Montana

Serving on a City board or commission is a great way to become involved in local government. The following City boards and commissions have current openings.

Board of Adjustment/Appeals

The City Commission is seeking applications for the Board of Adjustment/Appeals for a three-year term beginning October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2017.

 

The Board hears and decides appeals regarding zoning, housing, and building codes and ordinances; hears and decides requests for variances from standards set forth in zoning ordinances; hears and decides all other matters referred to the Board regarding zoning, housing, and building ordinances.  Members must be residents of the City of Great Falls, and must be qualified by experience or training in construction matters. Candidates with architecture or design backgrounds would be preferable but not required.  The Board meets on demand, approximately ten times per year, generally at 4:00 p.m.

 

Contact Craig Raymond at 455-8430 for more information.

 

Applications are available at the City Manager's Office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or click here to download the applicationApplication deadline is Friday, August 29, 2014, by 5:00 p.m.

Great Falls Transit District Board

The City Commission is seeking applications for one citizen to serve on the Great Falls Transit District Board to fill the remainder of a four-year term through November 30, 2014.

 

The Great Falls Transit District Board consists of five members – three elected, one appointed by the City Commission and one appointed by the Cascade County Commission.  The Great Falls Transit District Board governs the transit system in Great Falls.  The Board is responsible for determining an appropriate mill levy, preparing and presenting a budget, and overseeing all aspects of the District, including operations, maintenance, and administration.  Background in transportation would be helpful.  Board meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact Jim Helgeson at 727-0382.

Applications are available at the City Manager's Office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or click here to download the application.  Application deadline is Friday, August 8, 2014, by 5:00 p.m.

Advisory Commission on International Relationships

The City Commission is seeking applications for the Advisory Commission on International Relationships. 

The Commission consists of nine to eleven members. The Commission provides support, coordination and exchange of information for international programs in the community. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM.

Applications are available at the City Manager's Office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or click here to download the application. Applications will be accepted until filled.

Parking Advisory Commission

The City Commission is seeking applications for the Parking Advisory Commission.  Terms are for three years.

The Commission consists of five members, appointed by the City Commission, and an ex-officio member appointed by the Business Improvement District.  Experience or interest in the Great Falls Central Business District is helpful but not necessary.  The Commission advises the City Commission, City Manager, and Planning & Community Development staff on matters related to parking issues within the Downtown Parking District.  Applicants must reside within the City of Great Falls.  Members serve without compensation.   For more information, contact Lee Nellis at 455-8432.

Applications are available at the City Manager's Office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or click here to download the application Applications will be accepted until filled.